NCHRC to Host Summit on Crack Use in the US South
Duke University School of Nursing and NC Harm Reduction Host Crack Symposium
The Duke University School of Nursing and NC Harm Reduction Coalition announce the final lineup of panelists for the Crack Symposium to be held September 19, 2012 from 8:30am to 1:00pm in the Elizabeth C Clipp Research Building located at 311 Trent Drive, Durham, NC, 27701. Representatives from public agencies and universities will discuss approaches to developing crack awareness protocols and integration of interventions into provider practice.
The distinguished guest panel is comprised of high profile speakers who will share case studies and experiences relevant to the crack cocaine issues in the U.S. today including crack cocaine use in the south, advocating for syringe decriminalization, infectious disease and drug use, and empowering active crack users to improve their own health outcomes.
Guest Panelists include:
-Samuel MacMaster, Ph.D University of Tennessee.
-Jen Earls, former Chicago Police Officer, BSN, RN.
-John Paul Womble, former Executive Director of the Alliance of AIDS Services-Carolina.
-Dr. Merhi Mckellar, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Duke University.
-Stephen Daniels, Twin City Harm Reduction
-Representatives from the Duke University School of Law, AIDS Legal Project.
Space is limited. For information regarding the symposium and to register for the event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
*Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), as a diverse community of scholars and clinicians, educates the next generation of transformational leaders in nursing, advances nursing science in issues of global import, and fosters the scholarly practice of nursing. In 2011, US News and World Report ranked Duke among the top seven graduate schools of nursing in the nation. The School offers masters, PhD, and doctor of nursing practice degrees, as well as an accelerated bachelor of science in nursing degree to students who have previously completed an undergraduate degree. More than 750 individuals enrolled for Fall 2011 classes, the largest number of students in the School’s 80-year history.